The Resource Congress's own think tank : learning from the legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment (1972-1995), Peter D. Blair

Congress's own think tank : learning from the legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment (1972-1995), Peter D. Blair

Label
Congress's own think tank : learning from the legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment (1972-1995)
Title
Congress's own think tank
Title remainder
learning from the legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment (1972-1995)
Statement of responsibility
Peter D. Blair
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Blair, Peter D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T174.5
LC item number
.B58 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
  • Science, technology, and innovation policy
  • Palgrave pivot
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  • United States
  • Technology assessment
  • Technology and state
Label
Congress's own think tank : learning from the legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment (1972-1995), Peter D. Blair
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-122) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: The context for science and technology advice for Congress -- Science and technology advice for Congress -- 2. Pre-history : meeting the need for science advice to the U.S. Congress -- 3. Key features of the Technology Assessment Act of 1972 -- The evolving role of TAB -- The role of TAAC -- The role of OTA's director -- 4. Startup : setting the agenda in OTA's early years -- Beginnings -- Erosion of early warning and the role of TAAC -- Evolution of staff roles -- The short-lived "priorities list" -- 5. Growing pains : evolution of OTA's process of technology assessment -- The OTA assessment process -- OTA's internal organization -- 6. Impact and influence as the OTA model matured -- Congressional uses of OTA reports -- OTA as a "shared staff" for Congress -- 7. Closing OTA : transition in the 104th Congress -- The "Contract with America" -- The congressional debate : a cut of convenience -- 8. After the fall : post OTA efforts to fill the gap -- The GAO experiment -- Increased utilization of the National Research Council -- International experiences -- 9. Looking forward : comparing future options -- The changing context for congressional science and technology advice -- Desirable features for new sources of S&T advice tuned to congressional needs -- Summary -- Conclusions -- Appendix: The Technology Assessment Act of 1972
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137359056
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11138644
System control number
(NhCcYBP)11138644
Label
Congress's own think tank : learning from the legacy of the Office of Technology Assessment (1972-1995), Peter D. Blair
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-122) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: The context for science and technology advice for Congress -- Science and technology advice for Congress -- 2. Pre-history : meeting the need for science advice to the U.S. Congress -- 3. Key features of the Technology Assessment Act of 1972 -- The evolving role of TAB -- The role of TAAC -- The role of OTA's director -- 4. Startup : setting the agenda in OTA's early years -- Beginnings -- Erosion of early warning and the role of TAAC -- Evolution of staff roles -- The short-lived "priorities list" -- 5. Growing pains : evolution of OTA's process of technology assessment -- The OTA assessment process -- OTA's internal organization -- 6. Impact and influence as the OTA model matured -- Congressional uses of OTA reports -- OTA as a "shared staff" for Congress -- 7. Closing OTA : transition in the 104th Congress -- The "Contract with America" -- The congressional debate : a cut of convenience -- 8. After the fall : post OTA efforts to fill the gap -- The GAO experiment -- Increased utilization of the National Research Council -- International experiences -- 9. Looking forward : comparing future options -- The changing context for congressional science and technology advice -- Desirable features for new sources of S&T advice tuned to congressional needs -- Summary -- Conclusions -- Appendix: The Technology Assessment Act of 1972
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781137359056
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11138644
System control number
(NhCcYBP)11138644

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